Allison Abrams, LCSW-R is a licensed psychotherapist, mental health advocate, and contributing writer for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post. She is a frequently sought after expert for media outlets such as USA Today, Women's Day and Livestrong. She received her MSW from Hunter College School of Social Worker, and completed her post graduate training at NYU School of Medicine’s Institute for Psychoanalytic Education (IPE) and the Psychoanalytic Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). She has worked in outpatient community mental health and addiction treatment centers throughout NYC, and for several years, coordinated the Women’s Health Initiative at a non-profit social service agency serving the performing arts and entertainment community. She currently works in private practice and for a group practice in NYC. Allison is passionate about empowering women to overcome adversity and gain the confidence needed to thrive and achieve success.
Sub-specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Relationships, Overcoming self-sabotaging behaviors, Mental Health Advocacy and Policy Change, Confidence, Self-Esteem, Women's Empowerment, Trauma, Career issues, Performing arts and entertainment professionals.
Gender Based Interruption and the Supreme Court
Psychology Today [May 1, 2017]
How To Respond Gracefully to Destructive Criticism
Psychology Today [April 25, 2017]
8 Steps to Improving Your Self-Esteem
Psychology Today [March, 2017]
The Psychology of Hate
Psychology Today [March 2017]
Mental Health Under Attack- Veterans Among Those to Pay the Price
Huffington Post [July 18, 2017]
The Senate Healthcare Bill and its Disastrous Effects on Mental Health and Addiction Care
Huffington Post [July, 2017]
For Sexual Assault Survivors, the March on Washington Will Be Toward Healing
Huffington Post [January, 2017]